Soil science is an extensive science encompassing various related disciplines in Agriculture. This creates a demanding situation while preparing for the examinations in Soil Science. Basic understanding of most often used terms is almost essential for complete understanding of the subject. The present book is a new outlook in objectives of soil science. The present attempt in objective soil science is to provide an overall account of possible Soil Science questions which can be asked in different competitive exams with very comprehensive and precise answers. This book will be of immense help for the students preparing for several competitive examinations such as ARS, IARI entrance examination, civil services and all other Agricultural Universities examinations.
DR. R.K. KALEESWARI, working as Professor (Soil Science) has 17 years of teaching and research experiences. She has completed her post doctoral research programme in Australia to explore the possibilities of soil carbon sequestration in salt affected soils. Her field of specialization is soil fertility with regard to soil carbon sequestration in agro-ecosystems. She has operated 10 research projects on soil fertility. She is awarded with prestigious award of Government of Australia, Endeavour Research award-2008.Tamil Nadu Agricultural University awarded her with Best Researcher award during the year 2009.
DR. M.R. LATHA working as Assistant Professor (Soil Science) has 8 years experience in teaching, research and extension activities. She has published 6 national papers, 4 International papers and 10 abstracts.
DR. R. RAJESWARI working in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. She got Dr.K.K.Krishnamoorthy and Dr.G.Selvakumari awards in TNAU. She has six years of professional experience.